On This Day

What Happened on June 4, 1859

Historical Events

Victory in battleVictory in Battle

Second Italian War of Independence: Battle of Magenta, results in a French-Sardinian victory under Napoleon III over the Austrians under Marshal Ferencz Gyulai

Emperor of France Napoleon III
Emperor of France
Napoleon III

1859 Highlights

About June 4, 1859

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 161 years, 11 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Gemini